WooCommerce Advanced Bulk Edit – Changelog

Version (July 3, 2024)
- Fix: In some cases when filtering by category some or all variations are not displayed.
- Fix: Issue with plugin Google Listings and Ads when creating new product.
- Fix: Small issue when saving attributes.
- WordPress 6.5.5 compatibility.
- WooCommerce 9.0.2 compatibility.
Version 5.4.2 (April 15, 2024)
- Fix: Error when adding images for gallery in bulk.
- Fix: Issue when saving attributes.
Version (April 8, 2024)
- Fix: Issue when deleting variations.
Version 5.4.1 (April 3, 2024)
- Fix: Search Everywhere didn't search through custom attribute fields.
- Fix: One more fix on attributes updating routine and removing the experimental option for enabling of the fix, it's now part of the core.
- WordPress 6.5 compatibility.
- WooCommerce 8.7 compatibility.
Version (January 19, 2024)
- Fix: Additional fix for attributes updates not showing on the front pages (e.g. when using product filters).- WooCommerce 8.5.1 compatibility.
Version 5.3.6 (December 22, 2023)
- Fix: Attributes updates not showing on the front pages (e.g. when using product filters).- WordPress 6.4.2 compatibility.- WooCommerce 8.4.0 compatibility.- Other small bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.3.2 (December 2, 2023)
- Fix: Reverting the fix for the issue with WP Offload SES plugin as it caused more issues.If you need that fix for the WP Offload SES plugin, please keep v5.3.1 of WCABE.- WordPress 6.4.1 compatibility.- WooCommerce 8.3.1 compatibility.
Version 5.3.1 (October 30, 2023)
- Fix: Issue displaying attribute value on simple products.
- WordPress 6.3.2 compatibility.
- WooCommerce 8.2.0 compatibility.
Version 5.3 (October 17, 2023)
- New Feature: Added a new custom field type called "Serialized to CSV 2". It's for the "_related_ids" custom field, added by the plugin Custom Related Products for WooCommerce and allows working with it as a CSV formatted string, similar to the Up-Sells and Cross-Sells fields.
- Upgrade: Saving CSV export files in uploads folder rather than plugin folder (user contribution).
- Upgrade: Added button to clear search phrases for few search boxes, like the "search filters" and the Columns "search" box.
- Fix: Issue with WP Offload SES plugin for sending emails.
- Fix: Bring back attributes select "All" and "None" functionality after deleting it by mistake.
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.2.1 (July 4, 2023)
- New Feature: Added a new option in Plugin Settings to disable execution time limit. This will help the shops with lots of products.
- Upgrade: Added a link from the Columns dialog to the Find Custom/Meta Fields dialog, so it's easier to access all field types from a single place.
- Upgrade: Added compatibility with the new WooCommerce High-Performance Order Storage (HPOS).
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.2 (April 27, 2023)
- Fix: Regular price rounding issue.
- Fix: Conflict with plugin Colissimo.
- Fix: Conflict with plugin PayPal for WooCommerce Multi-Account Management.
- Fix: Conflict with plugin Soisy Pagamento Rateale.
- Fix: Post Author field was displaying the author id, instead of user name in some cases.
- New Feature: Added a new option in Selection Manager to search all fields and select the matching products, that has the search term in any of its fields.
- New Feature: Added a new option in Plugin Settings to "Enable auto regeneration of products lookup table", which is turned ON by default. This will fix some issues when editing attributes and the changes are not reflected on the front pages.
- New Feature: Added a new "Excel-like" rounding option for the Regular price and also added info blocks for each rounding option with examples of how it works.
- New Feature: Added a plugin update functionality. You can now update WCABE as any other plugin form Plugins menu of WordPress. This feature will be availale only for users with active support subscription. For everybody else, the old method with downloading from CodeCanyon and installing manually will be available as always.
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.1 (May 3, 2022)
- New Feature: New custom field type for serialized data to CSV format.
- New Feature: You can now check for plugin updates directly from the plugin's admin page.
- Upgrade: Added "Select All" / "Deselect All" option in attributes selection dialog.
- Upgrade: Hovering product images now display a bigger picture.
- Upgrade: Some more styling applied to areas which were missed on the previous update.
- Fixed: Not closing an HTML tag in Description causing a grid misformatting.
- Fixed: Conflict with B2B Market plugin.
- Fixed: Conflict with Tidio Chat plugin.
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 5.0.1 (July 12, 2021)
- Fixed: Issue with editing product image field.
- Fixed: Issue with WP multisite.
Version 5.0 (July 5, 2021)
- Refreshed the overall outlook of the plugin with a better design.
- New Feature: When generating variations, add option to set the variation regular price to be the regular price of the parent product.
- New Feature: Split variations to simple products.
- New Feature: Added new custom field type: Html Link
- New Feature: Added auto-complete to Up-sells and Cross-sells fields, so when you type, it will search in ID, Title and SKU fields and display a list of results to choose from.
- New Feature: Added option to make WCABE visible only for Administrator users.
- Upgrade: Filtering by custom fields now filters not only the parent product but the variations as well.
- Fixed: In some cases, filters combination didn't worked.
- Fixed: Conflicts with some 3rd party plugins and themes.
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.6.2 (December 11, 2020)
- Fixed: WordPress 5.6 compatibility issue.
Version 4.6.1 (October 15, 2020)
- Fixed: Custom fields search returned no products.
- Fixed: Bulk Edit > Sale Price rounding option of 0.01 is now displayed.
Version 4.6 (September 24, 2020)
- Update: The Regular Price and Sale Price field filters now accepts more values, including an advanced "filter expression" that allows specifying ranges as well as single prices together. For more info, please check the new info sign located right next to the prices field filters.
- Update: Bulk Edit dialog > Regular Price > increase/decrease by %, added rounding option of 0.01.
- Update: Added an option to turn off the hints, because some 3rb party plugins, using the same library, were causing JS conflicts
- Upgrade: Added Slovenian translation.
- Upgrade: Added Slovak translation.
- Fixed: Bulk Edit dialog > Regular Price > increase by %, removed rounding when 'no-rounding' option is selected.
- As always, other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.5 (May 8, 2020)
- Upgrade: Added new custom field type: DateTime. You can now add fields of type DateTime, e.g. format: 2020-05-08 16:40:00.
- Upgrade: Added translations for the new hints.
- Upgrade: Better debug info.
- Upgrade: The variations titles are now fully displayed, instead of shortened like before.
- Upgrade: Hint now show/hide on click, so it will be more user friendly.
- Update: The plugin menu is now the full name of the plugin: WooCommerce Advanced Bulk Edit.
- Fixed: Invalid check on calling WooCommerce action on save.
- Fixed: On the last date of a sale (Sale End Date) the sale price doesn't show.
- Fixed: JS error on bad formatted attachments upload dir.
- Fixed: Removing products from a group issue.
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.4.4 (November 29, 2019)
- Upgrade: The ID field filter now accepts more values, including an advanced "filter expression" that allows specifying ranges as well as single IDs together. For more info, please check the new info sign located right next to the ID field filter.
- Upgrade: The hints lib is now fully replaced with a new more advanced one. This will allow adding of more in-place help info, to help you understand easier the functionality of the plugin. Also added a few more info signs across the plugin.
- Fix: SKU field doesn't escape double comma properly.
- Fix: Tax Class field not getting all values.
- Fix: Select/Deselect Variations button displaying on top drop-down menus.
- Other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.4.4-beta1 (September 26, 2019)
This is just an important fix release. New features will be available in the final v4.4.4 release.
- Fix: "Select All" checkbox not working after upgrade to WooCommerce 3.7 .
- Few other small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.4.3 (May 21, 2019)
- New Feature: added an "unselect vars" button on the variable products to deselect all the variations of a product.
- Fix: for date fields not displaying date picker.
- Fix: for an issue with attributes not showing on WooCommerce 3.6+.
- Fix: for a problem where groups wouldn't load for any products in the list. Thanks to MastersIT for pointing that out.
- Small general bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.4.2 (October 5, 2018)
- Added Status “pending” to Bulk Edit dialog as it was previously available only in the grid built-in editor for the Status field.
- Fixed StockStatus not saving in some cases.
- Fixed not saving the change of Product Type, when option “Use API calls when possible” is enabled.
- Fixed an issue with the grid where the current grid changes aren’t commit when the grid loose focus. For example, if you edit a cell and then click “Save Changes” it does nothing as the grid didn’t commit the changes when lost the focus and therefor “Save Changes” doesn’t execute.
- Small general bug fixes.
Version 4.4.1 (May 23, 2018)
- “Use API calls when possible” on by default because latest WordPress does not save some fields using the regular faster method.
Version 4.4 (May 13, 2018)
- Option to call the new API calls when possible.
- Optionally revert tags to text handling.
- “Convert manually to UTF-8” is now called always and removed from options.
- Attributes are now sorted by slug and not by ID.
- Bug fixes and improvements.
Version 4.3.5 (April 24, 2018)
- Easy way to clear applied search filters.
- Fixed the publish date not getting saved (in 4.3.4).
Version 4.3.4 (February 22, 2018)
- New distinctive formatting for variations.
- Support for the new on backorder stock status.
- Moved wp lister action calls in the woocommerce action.
- Updated the headers declaring WooCommerce support.
- Better compatibility with Prospress subscriptions.
Version 4.3 (December 18, 2017)
- Added the new headers declaring WooCommerce support.
- Function ‘Full View’ added which expands the table to the maximum available height and hides the other controls.
- Better sorting of the variations.
- UTF-8 encoded slugs are now decoded in the table.
- Fixed a bug for custom fields with unsupported characters.
- Updated the spanish translation(thanks to Antonio Gutierrez).
- Now the product update WebHook is triggered.
- Confirmation dialog when active changes exist and the ‘Get Products’ button was clicked.
Version 4.2.5 (October 12, 2017)
- Support for grouped products for woocommerce >= 3.0.0.
- Function ‘Revert selected’ added.
- Fixed a php warning when the action calls are enabled (woo >= 3.0.0).
- CSV Update is hidden by default and can be enabled when debug mode is on.
- Added actions for better compatibility with third-party plugins.
- Allow backorders is explicitly set to ‘not allow’ when creating variations.
Version 4.2.2 (May 5, 2017)
- Maintenance update.
- Fix for woo > 3.0.0 – variation stock status should not use the new product_visibility taxonomy.
Version 4.2 (April 4, 2017)
- Support for WooCommerce 3.0. Due to technical limitations in the latest version, the stock status filter is removed.
- Update the current product view with a csv file previously exported via the plugin.
- Support for custom attributes in the selection manager.
- Added option for renaming the attribute name of custom attributes in the bulk dialog.
- WPML: product loading now follows the currently selected language.
- Tags now support all functions of category and attribute editing(hierarchical taxonomy).
- Custom hierarchical taxonomies now support adding of new terms.
- Button for automatic discovery of custom fields without a product ID.
- Copy image file names to other fields in the bulk dialog.
- Cyrillic and turkish titles now generate nice looking english slugs.
- Dummy jQuery select2 function added to prevent javascript errors from third-party plugins.
Version 4.1.1 (October 26, 2016)
- Maintenance update.
- Support for multiple skus in the search filter(comma separated).
- Fix: css issue that prevented the date picker in sale start/end date to get displayed.
Version 4.1 (October 20, 2016)
- Support for new categories and attribute terms within the plugin.
- The bulk variations dialog now supports custom attributes.
- Added exact option for the title and sku search filters.
- Updated russian translation.
- Bug fixes.
Version 4.0.4 (September 23, 2016)
- Redesigned bulk variations dialog, variations now show only the selected terms plus “link all variations” support.
- Revised: new variations create fewer empty keys in the database as in latest woocommerce versions.
- Bug fixes.
Version 4.0.1 (August 1, 2016)
- Maintenance only.
- Bug fix: html tags were stripped for custom fields on save.
- Revised: post author now retrieves only administrators, shop managers and vendors, deleted for variations.
- Revised: new installations now save changes in batches of 50 by default.
Version 4.0 (July 23, 2016)
- Name(of the column) support for custom fields.
- Support for post_author and product_type added as a search filter.
- Attributes with > 2000 terms are automatically disabled for faster page load and can later be individually enabled. Also attributes with > 100 terms are listed for enable/disable.
- Deleting is done in batches of 50 to prevent php timeouts.
- “Delete images from server/media library” option now enhanced to delete images when permanently deleting products.
- Hovering a variable product generates a link on the right for quick selection of its variations.
- Better support of RTL languages.
- Sorting menu order will keep the variations grouped with the parent product.